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Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance

Job Description

Finegreen are supporting a Healthcare organisation to appoint a Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance.

The post will be hybrid (remote and onsite), based in Yorkshire and Humber, on an interim basis of 3 – 6 months, with a competitive hourly rate based on your experience.

The post holder will contribute to the visible leadership of the organisation, ensuring a strong community focus and a commitment to integrated care instilling a desire across the organisation to improve the lives of our patients and make a positive impact on local communities.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strong, visible leadership across the Nursing & Quality Directorate and support the Chief Executive and Board in managing the Company and the associated development and delivery of the organisational strategy and the Integrated Business Plan;

  • Promote and explain the mission, vision and values of the organisation, internally and to external partners and stakeholders;

  • Promote and implement workforce plans in conjunction with the SMT which include continuing staff development, training and succession plans to meet nursing and strategic business goals;

  • Represent the organisation at regional and national levels in conjunction with other members of the Board/Executive Team to enhance the reputation of the organisation;

  • Provide highly visible and inspiring leadership for our Nursing workforce across;

  • Develop and deliver the Nursing Strategy across the organisation including the associated competency frameworks and promotion of nursing research and its application to clinical practice;

  • Be the lead Director for Quality Agenda to include patient safety, patient experience and clinical effectiveness;

  • Undertake the role of CQC registered manager for some elements of the business;

  • Ensure robust systems and processes for quality/clinical governance are in place to provide assurance that the essential standards of quality and safety are delivered to service users;

  • Lead Director for Safeguarding – both adults and children - and provide assurance to the Board that systems and process within the organisation are in place and monitored using external processes as required in line with legislation;

  • Be the Lead Director for Infection Prevention and Control throughout the organisation and provide assurance to the Board that Infection Prevention and Control systems, process and policies are fit for purpose;

  • Working closely with the Board strategic responsibility for clinical education for the nursing workforce, ensuring the development of inter- professional education sitting, where relevant on Local Workforce Action Boards and Steering Groups.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Current NMC registration;

  • Evidence of post graduate academic achievement and continuing professional/managerial and leadership development;

  • Master’s degree of equivalent experience;

  • Demonstrable evidence of achievement and experience at a Deputy/ Director level;

  • Outstanding and demonstrable leadership qualities;

  • Change management and negotiation skills.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.